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Poster: jsdjsd Date: Apr 30, 2018 3:41am
Forum: prelinger Subject: How to check Copyright Status?

Hi
Does anyone know of a method to reliably check the copyright status for a film?
I know that many films include a 'Usage' field which shows what the copyright status is, but my understanding is that this is just information supplied by the original uploader and therefore may or may not be correct. Does anyone know of a way to check this?
I'm interested in US copyrights,
Thanks for any help

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Poster: Rick Prelinger Date: Jun 21, 2018 7:53am
Forum: prelinger Subject: Re: How to check Copyright Status?

I highly recommend this book: https://store.nolo.com/products/the-public-domain-publ.html

The best $32 you will ever spend. It's much more authoritative than almost anything you will see online.

Rick